BLISS Residential Care Limited v Fellows [2023]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EAT 8
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Time Limits


The claimant wished to bring an unfair dismissal claim against the respondent.  The issue for the EAT here was in relation to the application of time limits.  The claimant instructed solicitors to represent her.  The solicitor dealing with her case was recently qualified and had been working from home due to the effects of the pandemic.    The solicitor in the case did not seem to understand the effect of the conciliation certificate but in any event had sent the ET1 within time.  However, the ET1 was not sent to the correct address.  The date in which time would expire was 10th March.

On 10th March the solicitor was informed via email

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This article is correct at 04/05/2023

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